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Juliet's nurse : a novel, Lois Leveen

Label
Juliet's nurse : a novel
Title
Juliet's nurse
Title remainder
a novel
Statement of responsibility
Lois Leveen
Title variation
Juliets nurse
Creator
Contributor
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
An enthralling new telling of Shakespeares Romeo and Juliettold from the perspective of Juliets nurse.In Verona, a city ravaged by plague and political rivalries, a mother mourning the death of her day-old infant enters the household of the powerful Cappelletti family to become the wet-nurse to their newborn baby. As she serves her beloved Juliet over the next fourteen years, the nurse learns the Cappellettis darkest secrets. Those secretsand the nurses deep personal grieferupt across five momentous days of love and loss that destroy a daughter, and a family. By turns sensual, tragic, and comic, Juliets Nurse gives voice to one of literatures most memorable and distinctive characters, a woman who was both insider and outsider among Veronas wealthy ruling class. Exploring the romance and intrigue of interwoven loyalties, rivalries, jealousies, and losses only hinted at in Shakespeares play, this is a never-before-heard tale of the deepest love in Veronathe love between a grieving woman and the precious child of her heart. In the tradition of Sarah Dunant, Philippa Gregory, and Geraldine Brooks, Juliets Nurse is a rich prequel that reimagines the worlds most cherished tale of love and loss, suffering and survival
Summary
A retelling of Shakespeare's tragic romance from the perspective of Juliet's closest caregiver follows the experiences of a grieving mother who becomes a wet nurse to a powerful family's daughter and who learns her employer's darkest secrets as the girl comes of age
Writing style
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10358039
Cataloging source
DLC
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1968-
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Leveen, Lois
Dewey number
813.6
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
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1564-1616
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Shakespeare, William
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True
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  • Shakespeare, William
  • Shakespeare, William
  • Juliet (Fictitious character)
  • Family secrets
  • Grief
  • Angelica (Fictitious character)
  • Wet nurses
  • Romeo (Fictitious character)
  • Verona (Italy)
  • Italy
Target audience
adult
Label
Juliet's nurse : a novel, Lois Leveen
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
volume
Content category
text
Control code
000052882298
Dimensions
24 cm.
Edition
First Emily Bestler Books/Atria Books hardcover edition.
Extent
375 pages
Isbn
9781476757445
Isbn Type
(hardback)
Label
Juliet's nurse : a novel, Lois Leveen
Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
volume
Content category
text
Control code
000052882298
Dimensions
24 cm.
Edition
First Emily Bestler Books/Atria Books hardcover edition.
Extent
375 pages
Isbn
9781476757445
Isbn Type
(hardback)

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